Newtown Veterinary Specialists is seeking a Veterinary Technician/Assistant to join our team at a progressive, 24-hour specialty and emergency hospital in Newtown, CT. Together with our team of highly skilled emergency doctors and board-certified specialists, we enjoy the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills here every day. We strive to provide outstanding patient care and client service in a culture that reflects and upholds our core values.
We are devoted to pets and committed to excellence. A positive, upbeat attitude is of the utmost importance. If you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, loves to stay busy, and has a contagious smile, we want to hear from you!
NVS is a 24-hour Emergency & Specialty Practice and we are the only Level II Certified Veterinary Emergency & Medical Care Center in New England. Our state-of-the-art, 15,000 square-foot facility offers highly trained veterinarians, leading-edge diagnostic equipment, the latest treatment methods, and around-the-clock patient monitoring.
Located only 60 miles from NYC, Newtown boasts amazing restaurants, parks & more! With a small town feel in southwestern Connecticut, Newtown is a great place to raise a family. Fun fact: the game of scrabble was developed here!
Competitive candidates will demonstrate exceptional communication skills and will have previous specialty and/or emergency experience. Please note these positions are not entry level and candidates must be confident in performing essential clinical skills such as venipuncture, catheterization, radiology, patient assessments, record-keeping and all aspects of anesthesia and surgical monitoring.
Qualified candidates will possess the following:
• A minimum of 1 year of experience as a veterinary technician or assistant
• A strong work ethic and good organizational and multi-tasking skills
• A professional and respectful demeanor
• Ability to lift 50 pounds
• Credentialed technicians preferred
For immediate consideration please apply at www.petvetcareers.com.